What is TEDx?

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)

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Who we are

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Stephanie Busari
Founder & Curator

Thriving on connecting with new people Stephanie, an international journalist at CNN.com, was motivated to set up TEDxBrixton by a desire to bring people together & positively impact her local community

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Kelly Stewart
Executive Producer

Events Manager. South London Dweller. Big fan of Live Music, Floristry & Travel and quite often tweets about daily life here

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Beverley Ward
Event Manager

Beverley is an Event Manager, who carved out her career at both the Earls Court & Olympia venues in London. She is cofounder of Vicky’s Kitchen, a Caribbean food company.

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Donna Burgess
Web Editor & Blogger

Portfolio Manager at GDS. Geek-Creative Hybrid. English Lit Student. Crafter. Journeyer. Loves Bookshops & Baking. Writes, tweets and clicks.

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Akhil Morjaria
Creative Director

Occasional beard cultivator, Akhil spends his time cutting, sticking & colouring things in. Find him on the tweeting end of @akhilmorjaria

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Max MacBride
Speakers Curator

Born in Brixton, Max is a digital comms specialist in the not-for-profit sector. He loves to write, cook, and follow the mighty CPFC. Random tweets @MaximilianMM

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Curtis Roach
Speakers Curator

An Event Producer, driven by innovation & community spirit. Born and bred in Lambeth, he hopes to bring his enthusiasm to TEDx, pushing Brixton into the limelight.

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Natasha Montgomery
Speakers Curator

Tash is a Design Consultant and Project Manager, always seeking more interesting projects. She randomly tweets @Natasha_M_LDN.

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Penny Moore
Speakers Curator

A psychologist researching ‘hope’ and ‘aspiration’ in disadvantaged youth. A keen artist, Penny also enjoys painting giant-scale portraits!

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Rob Grundel
Speakers Curator

Founder of Somekind a consultancy that helps make your stories work for you and your business. Also writes, tweets and plays hip-hop.

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Isadora Tharin
Speaker Team Leader

Fine art student who has spent the past 10 years in London organising arts projects and events at fairs, museums, and now at an auction house.

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Chloe Kempson
Speaker Liaison

Sociology graduate & aspiring entrepreneur. Has a penchant for vegan junk food & yoga. Voices music & day-to-day opinions here.

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Yaz Osho
Social Lead

Yaz is a lecturer, writer & researcher. Passionate about empowering others through education & research. She tweets here @postphdoc

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Masibu Manima
Social Media

Masibu works as a Data & Insight specialist in London. A digital enthusiast, with 8 years experience of growth hacking online communities for various start ups.

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Nuala Ginty
Communications Lead

Seasoned PR/community outreach/event expert. Passion for grass-roots fundraising. Her work spans projects within private & public sector.

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Gabriel Huntley
Press & Marketing Officer

Works in Westminster but was born, raised & lives in Lambeth. Looking forward to putting stories & ideas from Brixton & beyond up in lights.

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Muriel Lamin
Partnerships Lead

Account Manager at BBC Worldwide with a passion for creativity in business and collaboration.

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Shez Chung Blake
Ticketing Assistant

Blogger and Teacher based in Brixton. Loves, thoughts and ideas via The Brixton Housewife. Tweets @brixhousewife

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Karishma Bolakee
Video Production

Production Assistant and a Self Shooter, working on a variety of films and live productions. Also an aspiring vision mixer!

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Lauren Haigh
Volunteer Manager

Event planner and manager. Lives in Brixton. Foodie, live music partisan and museum-goer.

Want to join us at TEDxBrixton 2014?

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